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Looking for ideas of revamping the forums for 2017

01-17-2017, 04:14 PM
#11
Joined: Feb 1983
Location: Barcelona
Posts: 1,268,858
Quote:
Originally Posted by Noah View Post
The TA app is still available to download as of 1/17/17. Have you considered just redesigning it? Starting afresh? Personally, I think it's weird that comments on the Articles are Disqus vs. using our forum accounts, but that's just me.
The app basically must exist as-is until Apple removes it- http://toucharcade.com/2016/10/26/th...r-phone-popup/
03-04-2017, 05:11 PM
#12
I like discourse a lot, a modern forum incarnation, works great on mobile too:
https://www.discourse.org/
03-04-2017, 05:20 PM
#13
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Europe, CET
Posts: 2,823
Quote:
Originally Posted by cakewalker View Post
I like discourse a lot, a modern forum incarnation, works great on mobile too:
https://www.discourse.org/
Unless Discourse has a classic view, it's not a good idea: all replies are displayed on one long page and loaded piecemeal.
Even 50+ comments are a nightmare on mobile already in such a view. Now imagine a 100+ pages TA thread, or the insane Geometry Dash one.
Plus, I had several long (can't recall numbers, but easily 100+ comments, maybe 500+ ) Discourse threads crash my browser repeatedly, both on desktop and mobile.
03-05-2017, 04:00 PM
#14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nullzone View Post
Unless Discourse has a classic view, it's not a good idea: all replies are displayed on one long page and loaded piecemeal.
Even 50+ comments are a nightmare on mobile already in such a view. Now imagine a 100+ pages TA thread, or the insane Geometry Dash one.
Plus, I had several long (can't recall numbers, but easily 100+ comments, maybe 500+ ) Discourse threads crash my browser repeatedly, both on desktop and mobile.
Fair. I never had any issue like that with discourse, but I did find out Android performance is a little less good than iOs

One long page is sort of the way things are going. Twitter isn't paginated either
Any other forum software will have that same old school vibe I'm afraid.
04-14-2017, 08:22 PM
#15
This thread seems pretty dead, but I was just thinking it would be nice to have an 'app widget' in the forums, so people can mention a game and it appears as a link with an icon or something?